<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - TV, movies, music and celebrity news]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/entertainment/entertainment-news http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.com en-us Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:37:52 -0400 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:37:52 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA["Sharknado": Back for a Second Bite]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:38:46 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Shark2Effect2.jpg
In a cinematic summer of apes and purgers, "Sharknado 2: The Second One" (Syfy's sequel to last year's surprise comic cult favorite) offers a welcome opportunity to laugh at the apocalypse.

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<![CDATA["Mad Max: Fury Road" Trailer Roars In ]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:23:19 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FRD-DS-00564.JPG
The trailer for the latest "Mad Max" update starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron muscled into Comic-Con over the weekend.

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<![CDATA["Mockingjay" Trailer Released Online]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:11:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Mockingjay.jpg
The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego, where holographic versions of...

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<![CDATA[Kevin Bacon Brings His "Six Degrees" to Comic-Con]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:06:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/kevin+bacon6.jpg
Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con.

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS The "Sharknado" Effect]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:45:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Sharknado2Effect1.jpg
As "Sharknado 2: The Second One" splashes onto screens, take a sneak peek at scenes from this highly-anticipated sequel and check out the stars at Comic-Con.

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<![CDATA["Constantine" a Supernatural Hit at Comic Con]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:48:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/constantine0726.jpg
Another comic-book staple is taking over primetime this fall – chock full of demons, exorcisms and blood.]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con Artist Draws With Mouth]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:12:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/SDCC-Artist-0726.jpg
Comic-Con brings some of the most recognized comic book artists to San Diego. This year, a truly jaw-dropping artist and writer is Larime Taylor, who uses his mouth instead of his hands to create...

Photo Credit: Brad Streicher]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con 2014: Sunday's Best]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:11:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/LEGO+Batman+3_JusticeLeague_02.jpg
The final day of Comic-Con includes panels featuring the new LEGO Batman 3 video game, a look at the soon-to-end "Sons of Anarchy" and the latest parodies from the Sesame Street gang.

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<![CDATA[Meet the Master of Star Wars Origami]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:45:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Star-Wars-Origami-SDCC.jpg
NBC 7's Steven Luke speaks with Chris Alexander, an air traffic controller by day, and master of origami by night. Alexander is well-known for his "Star Wars" origami and is a favorite among fans at San...

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<![CDATA[Hamm, Fallon Spit Food at Each Other on "Tonight"]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:46:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/fallonhamm.jpg
Jon Hamm and Jimmy Fallon reminisced on the “The Tonight Show” about a fake 1980's TV show they did together, where they mostly sprayed food all over one another's faces.]]>
<![CDATA[Comic-Con: Saturday's Must-See Events]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:09:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/FRD-DS-00694rv2.jpg
Saturday at Comic-Con is set to rock with Marvel unleashing their latest, the return of Mad Max, a celebration of "The Simpsons" 25 years, and the debut of "Constantine."]]>
<![CDATA[Fans Get "Game of Thrones" Tattoos]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:52:01 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/GOT-Tattoos-KNSD.jpg
Talk about devotion. Just outside San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, fans of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” lined up for a chance to get free, real tattoos inspired by the hit series.

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA["Fifty Shades of Grey" Trailer Debuts]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:19:27 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/edt-2434_TP_00064BR.jpg
The wait is finally over. A "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie trailer deemed "too hot for morning TV" by NBC went live Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Jon Hamm Answers a Knock at "The Tonight Show" Door]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:20:49 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-07-26+at+7.56.17+AM.png
Jon Hamm answers an imaginary knock at "The Tonight Show" stage and a bit of chaos ensues.]]>
<![CDATA[Celeb Tweets You Missed from Comic-Con ]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:47:04 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/CCClarkDuke.jpg
It wasn't just the fans showing all the excitement of Comic Con over social media.

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<![CDATA[Comic-Con: the Power and Politics of Cosplay]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:55:20 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Babes-of-Comic-Con-Blurb-20.jpg
The act and art of costume play, or cosplay, has become one of Comic-Con's biggest draws. While most revel in the creativity, some are calling for stricter guidelines in regards to harassment.

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<![CDATA[Interactive: Comic-Con By the Numbers]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:45:40 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/edt-120846320.jpg
San Diego's Comic-Con has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. Check out attendance information, ticket prices and more.

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<![CDATA[McConaughey Makes Surprise Comic-Con Visit]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:43:14 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/452624060.jpg
Celebrity surprises are part of the fun each year at Comic-Con and that proved to be the case Thursday when Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey made an unannounced appearance at the massive event.

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<![CDATA[Costumes of Comic-Con]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:19:37 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Costumes-Comic-Con-45267843.jpg
Comic-Con wouldn't be what it is today if it weren't for the fervent fans in outrageous and elaborate costumes and makeup. Here are some snapshots from the convention floor of those incredible costumes at...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Freeman, Fallon Talk on Helium ]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:00:36 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/452624042.jpg
Morgan Freeman dished on his science show while sucking helium out of balloons with Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show.”

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<![CDATA[Fallon Hashtags: #MyWorstBirthday]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:12:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/886785-001.jpg
Jimmy Fallon reveals Twitter responses to #MyWorstBirthday on "The Tonight Show."]]>
<![CDATA[Meyers Talks "Late Night" Writers' Hijinks]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:42:24 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/214*120/Screen+Shot+2014-07-25+at+2.49.48+AM.png
Seth Meyers explains that "Late Night" writers have been causing trouble in 30 Rock.]]>
<![CDATA[Meyers Rails Against Trees on "Late Night"]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:36:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Trees.png
In a "controversial" segment, Seth Meyers reveals his anger about trees that wasn't able to be broadcasted or edited.]]>
<![CDATA[Freeman Chats With Fallon While Sucking Helium]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/452624058.jpg
Actor Morgan Freeman talks while sucking helium out of a balloon with Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."]]>
<![CDATA[Meyers Reveals New "Fredex" Package]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:30:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/Fredex-hoodie.jpg
For his segment "Fredex," Seth Meyers explains that "Late Night" sent a box of props to Fred Armisen who is in Portland filming the next season of "Portlandia." Meyers reveals a video of Armisen improvising...]]>
<![CDATA[ Comic-Con: Friday's Hot Happenings]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:17:53 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gameofthrones14_157.jpg
The second day of the annual gathering of pop culture aficionados takes a small screen turn as blockbuster series "Game of Thrones" and "The Walking Dead" hit Comic-Con.

Photo Credit: HBO]]>
<![CDATA[Stars of Comic-Con 2014]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:21:03 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/452774724.jpg
Check out all the hottest celebrities attending Comic-Con 2014 in San Diego.

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<![CDATA[LeBron's Letter Read in Morgan Freeman's Voice]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:55:42 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/lebron+freeman.jpg
Frank Caliendo channels Morgan Freeman from "The Shawshank Redemption" when reading LeBron James's letter discussing his return to Cleveland.

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